About half of college and university presidents say degree completion rates for Pell Grant-eligible students at their institutions are less than 50%. Eight percent say the rate is fewer than one in five recipients.
Diplomatic Courier gathered leaders from business, academia and nonprofits at Gallup in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 13 to discuss innovative strategies addressing a simple goal: better preparing young people worldwide to find or create good jobs.
by Jan-Emmanuel De Neve and Nattavudh (Nick) Powdthavee
The persistent rise in the share of income that the top 1% in many countries hold may be hurting the life ratings of the other 99%, with concerning implications for public health and national productivity, new research has shown.
by Milena Nikolova, Monica Roman and Klaus F. Zimmermann
The authors in this guest piece offer a perspective on the relationship between having close contacts living in other countries and civic engagement. Using World Poll data, the authors study this phenomenon in Bulgaria and Romania.
More than eight in 10 U.S. K-12 superintendents say student engagement with classwork, hope for the future and the percentage of students who graduate from high school are "very important" measures of a public school's effectiveness.
Creating a strong culture that can support an organization's identity requires effort, measurement and management. Volkswagen should focus on four key priorities to begin repairing the organization from the inside out.
Worldwide, higher education is linked to higher levels of employment and life evaluation. But the most recent evidence suggests that the link between higher education and graduates' workplace readiness may be broken.
Muslim Americans are the youngest and most diverse religious group in the U.S. and, despite the widespread recognition of prejudice against U.S. Muslims, most Americans say they would vote for a Muslim presidential candidate.
Nearly half of graduates of Colorado universities and colleges strongly agree or agree that they had a mentor who encouraged them to pursue their goals and dreams while attending college (48%), according to a Gallup-Purdue Index study of college graduates in Colorado.
Digital financial services are instrumental in improving women's financial autonomy and economic participation. There are vital steps that women, governments and the private sector can take to boost this financial inclusion.